Biden's inaction on death penalty may be a top campaign issue as Trump and DeSantis laud executions
Capital punishment could emerge as a major campaign issue in the U.S. presidential race for the first time in 30 years, with top GOP candidates already one-upping each other by touting tougher, more far-reaching death penalty laws.
Jury poised to deliberate death penalty or life sentence for gunman in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
A jury is set to deliberate whether to impose the death penalty or a sentence of life in prison without parole on a truck driver who fatally shot 11 worshippers at a synagogue in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community.
Jurors weighing fate of Pittsburgh synagogue killer hear of the devastation he left behind
A prosecutor is asking jurors to impose a death sentence on the gunman who killed 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying Robert Bowers targeted them because of their faith and has never once expressed remorse.
Doctors give mixed testimony on whether tests show brain damage in the Pittsburgh synagogue killer
Jurors considering a death sentence for Pittsburgh synagogue killer Robert Bowers heard mixed testimony from doctors about whether medical scans showed any significant brain damage — a central point of contention in his lawyers’ strategy to spare his life.
Rabbi recounts fear and heroism during deadliest antisemitic attack in US history
A rabbi who survived the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history says he immediately recognized the sound of gunfire coming from elsewhere inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that day and that he tried to get members of his congregation to safety.
Pittsburgh Jewish community monitoring hate speech amid trial of suspect in synagogue massacre
The head of security for Pittsburgh’s Jewish community says there has been an “uptick in hate speech” on the internet in the early stages of the trial of the man accused of killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018.
Court hears debate over accused synagogue shooter's words
Federal prosecutors say a Pittsburgh synagogue massacre defendant’s statements at the scene and at a hospital should be allowed at trial because concerns about public safety were a valid reason to question him even after he'd asked for an attorney.